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Medical roots

AudionymMeaning
gastr stomach
cardi heart
megal enlarged
itis inflammation my it is are on fire!
dermat skin
plast surgical repair
cerebr brain
path disease
enter intestines
osis any condition
otomy cut into
aden gland
angi vessel
oma tumor
nephr kidney
hepat liver
arthr joint
blephar eyelid
ologist specialist
rhin nose
gingiv gum
malacia soft
ology study of
spasm involuntary contraction
algia pain
crani skull
end inside, within
hemi half
oid like
hyper above, more than normal
cyst sac containing fluid
chole bile
hypo under
scop observe
hyster uterus
ostomy create an opening
para beside, beyond
lysis loosening, destruction
cervic neck
chondr cartilage
cyan blue
hem(at) blood
ost bone
psycho mind
lip fat
my muscle
lith stone
opthalm - opt eye
proct anus
cost rib
gram record
acro extremities
rhexis break
carcin cancer
penia decrease
gen original. production
burso sac
retr(o) backwards
trip rub, friction
strept twist
desis binding
mani madness
glosso tongue
trophy development
supra above
ptosis falling
dyn pain
mast breast
rrhaphy suture
dent teeth
cephal head
auto self
epi upon
hydro water
lobo section
emesis vomitting
contra against, counter
iasis condition
trans through
brady slow
ectasis expansion
cyt cell
odont tooth
leuk white
esthesia sensation
steno narrow, contracted
cele hernia
benign mild, not cancerous
semen seed
celio abdomen
erythro red
vaso vessel
melan black
cauda tail
lingua tongue
myring eardrum
spondyl spinal column
ovar egg(egg, the female reproductive cell)
centesis puncture
oto ear
bili bile
squam scale
mening membrane
cec blind passage
macul spot
pexy suspension
onco tumar
or mouth
sub under
spiro coil
lacrim tear
viscero organ
lact milk
onych nail, claw
thorac chest
pyle gate
sphenic wedge
myel marrow, spinal cord
anti against
myco fungus
physio nature
bucc(o) cheek
palpebr eyelid
plasia development
aur ear
acoust(i) hearing
colp(o) hollow, vagina
phon voice, sound
cor heart
ren kidney
orchi testis
encephal brain
thalam inner chamber
dendr tree, branching
phleb vein
histo tissue
stoma body
tympan eardrum
umbilic navel
salpingo tube
astr star shaped
iso equal
tarso ankle
pod foot
malign bad
adnexa ties, connection
ocul eye
lapar abdominal wall
dacry tear
ment mind
part labor, bring forth
scler(a) hard
somato body
trachel neck
sinus hollow space
hypno sleep
sept wall
scirr(h) hard
antr cavity
crine to secrete
dura hard
pneum lung
phage to eat
phren mind
corne horny
plak plate
pulmo lung
oophor ovary
oment covering
sedat quiet, calm
furca fork-shaped
radi ray
edema swelling
dactyl finger, toe
metabol(e) change
ependym wrapping
gravid pregnant
aer air
glyco sweet
tarso framework of the eyelid
calc heel, stone
cine move
digit finger, toe
dors back
gangli swelling
gran grain, particles
labi lip
micr small
pleur pleura, rib, side
mamm breast
later side
phob fear
phot light
dys bad
cut skin
en in
peri about, around
pro in front of, before
mechano machine
dynam power
osom odor
trich hair
maxill upper jawbone
an -, a without, not
pre in front of, before
strict draw tight
semi half
neo new
hormone excite
therm heat
syn, sym together
post after
metr uterus
pan all
poly many
ramus branch
neuro nerve (nervous system)
thromb lump, clot
ab away from, not
plegia paralysis
ante before
ex out, away from
sarc flesh
macro large
intra within
inter between
infra beneath
cryo cold
mal bad
glom ball
pharmac drug
lumbo loins
arter artery
appendic appendix
thyro thyroid
splen spleen
ovario ovary
adreno adrenal (gland)
basi base
pelvi pelvis
vena vein
urethr urethra
utero uterus
sacro sacrum
pharyng pharynx
ureter ureter
laryng larynx
bronch bronchus
esphag esophagus
bi two, double. both
tri three
ile ileum
ili ilium
lig ligament
therap therapy
ventr front
eu good
ambi both
brachy short
cau burn
clas break
duct tube
ger old
heter other
infer under
hom same
olfact smell
gyn female
poster back part
cata down
platy flat
pseud false
proxim nearest
scol curved
apo away from
di twice
dia through
necr dead
morph form
dis apart
lymph watery fluid
meta beyond
med middle
blast bud
ectomy surgical removal
traumat wound
duodeno duodenum
col colon
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